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250. To Destroy Flies

Flies will get into the house during the summer in
spite of the greatest care. One method of catching and killing them,

without having disagreeable looking fly paper lying around is to prepare a

mixture of cream, sugar and pepper. Put this on a plate and they will eat

greedily of it and die. They will instantly seek the open air and it is

easy to brush them from the screen doors. This is an old method and a good